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Main Street sea wall construction photographs

Series relates to the construction of the Main Street sea wall which was "partially completed under terms of contract with Canadian National Railways (cost to C.N.R. $243,103)" (ref case file). The work took place 11 Nov. 1915 until 17 Oct. 1917. Images show C.N.R. wharf and surroundings (some show closeups). Includes key map which documents vantage points of all the photographs.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services

Engineering Department miscellaneous photographs

Series consists of glass negatives on a variety of subjects pertaining to City Engineering Services. These include building, road and railway construction; Vancouver street scenes; damage to roads and structures; scenes of the city after heavy snowfalls; the 1914 Labour Day Parade; pipelines (probably sewerage pipelines); and a blasting accident and fire at Hastings Townsite. Series also includes some negatives taken outside Vancouver, including views of Capilano River and North and West Vancouver Ferry docks.

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Engineering Department contract register

Series consists of a record of work contracted to private businesses by the City. The majority of these contracts are for paving streets and sidewalks, but there are also a number of contracts for the construction of public buildings and the installation of utilities. The contracts are divided into two sections, "Current" and "Completed" and indexed by contract name (e.g. Charles Dickens School, Heating) and name of contractor. Each register sheet lists type of work, location, fund, date, contractor, and expenditure.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services

Water works register of appropriations for roadwork

Series consists of a register listing all instances of roadwork, drainwork, etc. It is possible to determine the date of the work, the portion of a street for which work was completed, and the cost of the work by looking up a street name. The date sequence appears complete. Arranged alphabetically by street name.

Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

Water supply drawings

Series consists of maps, plans and profiles of the Vancouver water supply system and the area which supplies the system. Included are detailed technical drawings of pipes, joints and the mechanical systems. There are also a number of maps of the North Vancouver creeks which supply the water system. A third group are linen drawings of tenders, submitted for pipes and other materials in the system. Lastly, there are engineering profiles of the creeks involved in the system.

Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

Water works distributing journals

Series consists of accounting records of the Waterworks Dept., including administrative and operational expenses. 1929-1933 records are missing. After 1933 the record is called "Distributing Journal". Arranged chronologically.

Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

Bridge engineer J. R. Grant's subject files

Series consists of consulting engineer Grant's private files (not City files) containing correspondence, plans, news clippings, maps, and notebooks relating to the design and construction of bridges in Vancouver, Victoria, Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services

Local improvements miscellany

Series consists of an assortment of recordkeeping ledgers and a scrapbook pertaining to local improvements.

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Engineering Department technical drawings, maps and plans

Series consists of technical drawings, maps and plans for a variety of building and engineering projects. While some of these drawings originated with the Engineering Department, others were created by transportation, communication, or utility companies and approved by the Engineering Department. Arranged in no apparent order.

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Sheet 14 : Cassiar Street to Boundary Road and Pender Street to Eton Street

Item is a section showing the area from Cassiar Street to Boundary Road and Pender Street to Kitchener Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks and retirement homes. Also shown are streets and blocks in the area from Boundary Road to Carleton Avenue in Burnaby.

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Sheet 35 : Rupert Street to Ardley Avenue and Grandview Highway to Fifth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Rupert Street to Boundary Road and Grandview Highway to Fifth Avenue. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of schools and railways. Also included are streets, blocks and railways in the area from Boundary Road to Ardley Avenue in Burnaby.

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Sheet 27 : University Endowment Lands and Drummond Drive to Camosun Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Fourth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from the University Endowment Lands and Drummond Drive to Camosun Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Fourth Avenue. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks and schools.

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Sheet 36 : Rupert Street to Carlton Avenue and Twenty-second Avenue to Grandview Highway

Item is a section showing the area from Rupert Street to Boundary Road and Twenty-second Avenue to Grandview Highway. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks and schools. Also included are streets and blocks in the area from Boundary Road to Carleton Avenue in Burnaby.

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Sheet 31 : Oak Street to Main Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Fourth Avenue and False Creek

Item is a section showing the area from Oak Street to Main Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Fourth Avenue and False Creek. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools and railways.

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Sheet 5 : Stanley Park to Nicola Street and English Bay Beach to Robson Street

Item is a section showing the area from Stanley Park to Nicola Street and English Bay Beach to Robson Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, beaches, schools and golf courses.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services

Sheet 15 : Rupert Street to Boundary Road and Kitchener Street to Pender Street

Item is a section showing the area from Rupert Street to Boundary Road and Kitchener Street to Pender Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions. Also shown are streets and blocks in the area from Boundary Road to Carleton Avenue in Burnaby.

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Sheet 17 : Nanaimo Street to Rupert Street and Charles Street to Pender Street

Item is a section showing the area from Nanaimo Street to Rupert Street and Charles Street to Pender Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks and schools.

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Sheet 9 : Main Street to Clark Drive and Prior Street to Burrard Inlet

Item is a section showing the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and Prior Street to Burrard Inlet. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools, railways and piers along the waterfront.

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Sheet 20 : Main Street to Clark Drive and Great Northern Way to Prior Street

Item is a section showing the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and Great Northern Way to Prior Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, railways and railway yards.

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Sheet 7 : Burrard Street to Main Street and Georgia Viaduct to Burrard Inlet

Item is a section showing the area from Burrard Street to Main Street and Georgia Viaduct to Burrard Inlet. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, beaches, schools, theatres, post office and Canadian Pacific Railway yards and piers.

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Sheet 22 : Maple Street to Drake Street and Fourth Avenue to Thurlow Street

Item is a section showing the area from Maple Street to Drake Street and Fourth Avenue to Thurlow Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of First Nations reserves, parks, railways and railway yards.

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Sheet 28 : Camosun Street to Balaclava Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Fourth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Camosun Street to Balaclava Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Fourth Avenue. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks and schools.

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Sheet 30 : Maple Street to Oak Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Third Avenue and False Creek

Item is a section showing the area from Maple Street to Oak Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Third Avenue and False Creek. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools and railways.

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Sheet 33 : Clark Drive to Nanaimo Street and Thirteenth Avenue to Second Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Clark Drive to Nanaimo Street and Thirteenth Avenue to Second Avenue. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools and railways.

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Sheet 32 : Main Street to Clark Drive and Sixteenth Avenue to Great Northern Way

Item is a section showing the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and Sixteenth Avenue to Great Northern Way. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools and railways.

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Sheet 10 : Clark Drive to Nanaimo Street and Frances Street to Burrard Inlet

Item is a section showing the area from Clark Drive to Nanaimo Street and Frances Street to Burrard Inlet. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks and a juvenile detention home.

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Sheet 12 : Nanaimo Street to Cassiar Street and Pender Street to McGill Street

Item is a section showing the area from Nanaimo Street to Cassiar Street and Pender Street to McGill Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of bridges, reservoirs and railways.

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Sheet 4 : Chilco Street to Burrard Street and Robson Street to Coal Harbour

Item is a section showing the area from Chilco Street to Burrard Street and Robson Street to Deadmans Island. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, as well as parks and the location of some businesses and organizations along the waterfront.

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